Tips and Tricks from Forum Users #21

Here’s a collection of the most interesting tips and tricks derived from the discussions on the Solid Edge forum.
Due credit is given to respective contributors.

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3YOURMIND – 3D printing services direct from Solid Edge

3YOURMIND presents a list of possible materials for your 3D print
Solid Edge has a new partner in the 3D Printing area – 3YOURMIND. Using their plugin and online service you can upload your 3D m……

Building the Podracer Model

I sometimes get questions about methods I’ve used to make certain models. My recent podracer for the rendering contest was one of those models.

I need to start by saying that this m……

ST8: Bluesurf

I’ve been working on little projects lately, and this week I was doing something with some Bluesurfs in it. This reminded me that ST8 has given Bluesurf a new function. The Deselect All button enable……

ST8: Weldments

ST8 enables you to create weldment features in an In-Place part. To do this:

open assembly
create In-Place part (Sync or Ordered)
In the part environment, the weld features are under the Soli……

ST8: Sketching Enhancements

Sometimes it is the simplest things that will wind up saving you the most time because you spend more time doing them. If you can shave off just a couple of seconds from repetitive tasks, that one im……

ST8: Assembly Productivity Enhancements

For ST8, Solid Edge has added a few nice assembly productivity enhancements.

The first one sounds simple, but once you use it a few times, I think you’ll agree that it saves a lot of t……

ST8: Compare Drawings

Another exciting new function in Solid Edge’s ST8 release is Compare Drawings. You can find Compare Drawings in the Solid Edge Application Menu.

The Compare Drawings function is fairly sim……

ST8: Annotation and Dimension Handles and Alignment

ST8 draft environment has a trove of new handles and alignment aids to help you make your annotations and dimension on your drawings look the way you want them to look.

There are three……